Month: March 2015

  • Next Generation Leader summary and notes

    Next Generation Leader summary and notes

    Next Generation Leader (Five Essentials for Those Who Will Shape Our Future); author Andy Stanley. Andy is by far one of my favorite pastors and speakers. He is the founder of North Point Ministries and each Sunday more than 33,000 people attend worship services at North Points five locations in Atlanta, GA. You can click […]

  • What your dirty house says about you

    What your dirty house says about you

    You lack discipline.  You can’t have part-time discipline.  Discipline is something you must have in all areas of your life all of the time. Here is what I have learned about discipline: 1st: Disciplines initiate new disciplines:  When I made a decision to focus more on my health and exercise it immediately impacted my sleeping habits. […]

  • Your excuses are old

    Your excuses are old

    What is on your should do list today?  Is it exercising for 30 minutes, reading a periodical that can help your career, calling the school to finish your degree that you just haven’t got around to yet, signing up for the training class, etc.? All of the above are things that you don’t have to […]

  • Goal Setting made easy

    Goal Setting made easy

    Everyone I speak to tells me they are a big goal setter.  Then I ask them to share their goals with me and they can’t.  Here is what they say: It is in my head, I don’t have to write them down, I know what I want to accomplish.  I get it, but my advice […]

  • Good Leaders ask Great Questions; book summary

    Good Leaders ask Great Questions; book summary

    John C . Maxwell is by far one of my favorite authors and speakers.  In his book Good Leaders ask Great Questions he outlines what good questions are.  He outlines a playbook for leaders as well as anyone else who wants to influence other people.  These questions transfer across all walks of life.  The book […]

  • 6 ways sharing is caring

    6 ways sharing is caring

    Several years ago my mentor shared this little saying with me. Life is worthwhile if you share.   It is really what ultimately launched this me into writing this blog. Ways you can share.  (In order of importance)  Please share with me if you would re-order them in importance. Share your time:  I think the […]

  • Lucky Number 200!

    Lucky Number 200!

    This is my 200th blog post.  I started writing in January of 2014.  Since then I have compiled over 200 blog posts and a book was born from those posts.  Below are links to amazon and kindle where you can purchase my book. http://www.amazon.com/Ways-More-Maximize-enjoy-reaching/dp/150257800X/ http://www.amazon.com/Ways-More-Maximize-enjoy-reaching-ebook/dp/B00TQTX29C/ I will keep my 200th blog post short and sweet […]

  • Can Talent be Predicted?

    This morning I did something that I don’t do frequently enough. I keep saying I will do it, but I don’t.  I am here by making the commitment to do it more.  I went back through my hand written journal and looked at some of the notes that I took. Last year I read The […]

  • 4 G’s to get out of a funk!

    4 G’s to get out of a funk!

    I have used the word “funk” before as I am sure you may have as well. Today, I decided to actually look the word up.  The definition states that it is a state of depression;  it could be a bad odor; a kind of music genre; and a person could be funky based on what […]

  • What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There; book summary and notes

    What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There; book summary and notes

    What got you here, Wont get you there; author Marshall Goldsmith.  Discover the 20 workplace habits you need to break. The amazon link to the book is below. http://www.amazon.com/What-Got-Here-Wont-There/dp/1401301304/ In this book the author identifies the 20 habits managers need to break so they can have more influence in their organization and continue to grow […]